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at American Savings Bank

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Reference #: 5000511028806

Job Description

Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Job
Responsible for the planning and execution of financial, compliance, and operational audits of Bank activities. Evaluate internal controls and ensure compliance with corporate policies and procedures and identify and mitigate risks. Document and communicate audit findings and recommendations to Management and the Audit Committee. Strengthen Internal Audit's relationship with the Bank and provide process improvement recommendations that promote the Bank's strategic objectives.
Major Job Accountabilities
Plans, develops, and executes specific audit procedures to meet planned objectives on audits of complex Bank activities including:
  • Evaluates the design and test the effectiveness of internal controls to mitigate risks and whether existing policies, procedures, and standards are effective and operating as intended
  • Gathers supporting information through interviews, research, and observation, in order to document an objective assessment of an activity's risks and controls
  • Assesses the impact of audit issues and alternative approaches to resolving issues
  • Formulates recommendations regarding control deficiencies and system ineffectiveness; identifying new areas for improved control, cost savings, and operational efficiency
  • Prepares or reviews audit documents, work papers, audit reports, memoranda, and presentations, presenting information in a clear, concise and persuasive manner to the Audit Committee and management, as deemed applicable
  • Completes work timely and accurately to ensure project milestones and risk objectives are achieved

Manages the engagement of the team on audits of complex Bank activities, including:

  • Conducts the planning, budgeting, and reporting
  • Provides guidance and supervision to other auditors as assigned
  • Evaluates the performance of other auditors when applicable


Education Requirements
4-year college degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience Required
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience performing audit procedures or internal control assessments, including formulation and presentation of audit findings, or other relevant experience
  • Experience in Public accounting and/or in process design, evaluation, and improvement preferred
  • Experience in financial services industry and/or regulated industry preferred
  • Experience in managing personnel and/or projects preferred
  • CPA or CIA designation or advanced degree preferred
Required Skills or Training
  • Strong analytical skill to make recommendations to solving complex project and business problems by using independent judgment to identify, establish responsive objectives and actions, and apply objective project assessment
  • Able to prioritize, meet schedules and deadlines with thorough, accurate and quality work products
  • Requires excellent listening, oral and written communication skills to interact with a wide range of internal and external constituents
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence, motivate, and persuade various groups of individuals
  • Proficient in data interrogation and analytics using tools such as ACL preferred
  • Proficient PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office Applications (i.e.. Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook)